Step 1: Tools & Materials
image 2 - Thick Aluminium wire, Thin cooper wire
image 3 - Hard Cardboard tube
image 4 - Needle nose plier, small wooded dowel
image 5 - Pack of JewellerySaw blades
image 6 - Hobby screw with drill bit attachment
image 7 - Metalwork file ( square, flat, round shape )
Step 2: Coiling & Cutting 1(large Ring )
image 2 & 3 -Attached the saw blade to jewellery saw. Making sure the saw blade is tightly attached to the jewellery saw frame.
image 4 - Begin sawing the coiled Aluminium wire from the top downwards.
image 5 - Jewellery saw blade tend break very frequently. Unrfortunately this part does require a bit of practices and patience.
image 6 - Replace saw blade and continue cutting.
image 7 & 8 - The result of sawing. Now repeat the cutting process till you finished cutting the whole coil
Step 3: Coil Cutting 2 (Small Ring)
image 2 - Setup and prepare jewellery saw for cutting.
image 3 - Start cutting the aluminium coil.
image 4 - Repeated the cutting process.
image 5 - The end result. Two sets of cut aluminium coils.
Step 4: Making The Rings
image 2 - Carefully squeeze the plier to joint the two halfs
image 3 & 4 - Process is repeated to all coils
Step 5: Cleaning Up
image 2 & 3 - Begin to remove mark made during the plier and sawing step.
image 4 - Cleaning the inside surface.
image 5 - The cleaned end result
*Sandpaper can also be use for and even cleaner finish.